Over time, CARING BECOMES A SPECIFIC WAY OF BEING IN THE WORLD. It shapes us. It defines us. It colors everything about us. And, not surprisingly, caring people are drawn into relationship with other caring people. Here at Union Avenue Christian Church we have a legacy of helping each other grow, and we grow our community through our caring commitment to one another.Read More
… a faith community growing in the treasures of justice, stewardship,
artistic expression and hospitality.
EVER SINCE THE VOICES OF OUR EARLIEST ANCESTORS CALLED OUT to the Great Mystery, sacred music has been woven into the tapestry of the human experience. Combining sounds to communicate our deepest musings and accompany our search for meaning and communion have long been integral to our spiritual practice, and a great host of instruments found themselves companion to the human voice.Read More
Rev. Michael Riggs is starting a short-term book study on THE FIRST CHRISTMAS by Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan (the same authors as The Last Week). The book explores what the gospels really teach us about Jesus’s birth through historical context, scriptural setting, and the stories’ message for our faith. Click through to learn more …Read More
This SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7, we celebrate WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY with communities around the globe gathering at Christ's Table, seeking Christian unity, ecumenical cooperation, and a call to a life of generosity. Beginning with World Communion Sunday and the four weeks following, we turn our attention to a five-week stewardship focus – "WHAT SHALL WE BRING?" – as we seek to be the best stewards of God's love through all the many ways we give of ourselves.Read More
As we close out our celebration of the SEASON OF CREATION this Sunday, September 30, we also consider how we will support God's call to be a PRO-RECONCILING and ANTI-RACIST community as we collect our SPECIAL OFFERING for the work of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Reconciliation Ministries. Funds from this special offering enliven our efforts to promote healing, relationship building, and restoration in the whole family of God.Read More